The red-crested cardinal (Paroaria coronata) is a songbird with a prominent red head and crest. This species belongs in the family of the tanagers (Thraupidae). Notwithstanding its similar name, this bird is not closely related to the true cardinal family (Cardinalidae).It is found in northern Argentina, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and heavily degraded former forest.

Red-crested Cardinal, Paroaria coronata (my darling little Kauai bird)

Paroaria coronata, Cardenal de cresta roja.Es endémica del norte de Argentina, Bolivia, sur de Brasil, Paraguay y Uruguay. Ha sido también introducida en Hawái y en Puerto Rico.Sus hábitats son montes subtropical o tropical seco, y bosques muy degradados.Está amenazada por pérdida de hábitat y caza y comercialización ilegales

Red-crested Cardinal (Paroaria coronata) Paroare huppé - by Douglas Fernando

Glaucous Macaw, country of origin: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay. Now extinct due to habitat destruction

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The Glaucous Macaw (Anodorhynchus glaucus) is a large all blue South American parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots known as macaws. This macaw is critically endangered and generally believed to be extinct.

The jaguarundi or eyra cat (Puma yagouaroundi), is a small, wild cat native to Central and South America. In 2002, the IUCN classified the jaguarundi as Least Concern, although they considered it likely that no conservation units beyond the megareserves of the Amazon Basin could sustain long-term viable populations.

A jaguarondi, also called the eyra cat, is a small-sized wild cat native to Central and South America. It is also found along the US/Mexico border. It is endangered. Locals say it makes a terrifying scream.

Stephanophorus is a monotypic genus of tanager, containing only the Diademed Tanager, Stephanophorus diadematus . It is purple-blue with a white crown characterised by a small red patch, and it is found mostly in open areas in southern Brazil, northeast Argentina, and Uruguay.

Photo Tanager friar (Stephanophorus diadematus) by Jarbas Mattos

It is popularly known as the Monument of Fingers or Hand (in English, its popular name is The Hand), and has become famous becoming a symbol for Punta del Este and throughout Uruguay since it was finished in February 1982 .

Punta del Este - Uruguay

A glitzy beach resort Punta del Este Uruguay is often termed the Monaco of South America.

Chestnut Backed Tanager, Photo Rudimar Cipriani | Wiki Aves - A Enciclopédia das Aves do Brasil

Chestnut backed tanager - (Tangara preciosa) It is found in Atlantic Forest in south-eastern Brazil, north-eastern Argentina, eastern Paraguay, and Uruguay.

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Cotorrita común uruguay

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